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Swim Ireland: Pop-up Pool at Oldcastle

Swim Ireland's Pop-up Pool was officially launched on Tuesday, March 28th in Oldcastle and will be open daily to the public until August. 

Oldcastle Pop-up Pool
+353 1 625 1120

Beside the co-op at the Railway Yard, Oldcastle, Co Meath, A82 TF86

Tue, Mar 28 - Tue, Aug 1 2023, All day

Fairyhouse Easter Racing Festival

Fairyhouse is home to the famous three-day Easter Festival which is taking place from Saturday 8th - Monday 10th April 2023.

Easter Monday features the BoyleSports Irish Grand National, the richest chase in the Irish calendar and one of the most anticipated dates of the Irish racing calendar. 

Fairyhouse Racecourse
+353 1 825 6167

Ratoath, Co. Meath, A85 XK30
Sat, Apr 8 - Mon, Apr 10 2023, All day

Charity Raft Race with Boyne Valley Activities

Boyne Valley Activities Charity Raft Race will take place Friday March 17th 2023 in aid of Meath River Rescue.

There will be prizes for the winning raft, the Titanic award for the first raft to sink and a prize for the best dressed raft.

The race will start above the rapids at Swifts Wave and will finish after Trim Castle.

All rafts must be cleared away from the riverbank on the day.

Over 18s only. 2 & 4 person teams can participate. Entry fee is €20 per person. 

Charity Raft Race_Boyne Valley Activities
086 734 2585

Jonathan Swift St., Trim, Co. Meath
Fri, Mar 17 2023, 1:30 - 3:30pm

Race Fixtures at Bellewstown 2023

Bellewstown is a sharp left handed oval of 9 furlongs with a run in of 3 furlongs and uphill finish. There are 5 hurdles on the circuit.

On race day: A courtesy bus, Carroll’s Coach will leave Drogheda 1 hour before first Race from Abbey Car Park beside new Court House.

Bellewstown Race Course fixtures foe 2023 are as follows,

April: Saturday 1st
July: Thursday 6th – Saturday 8th
August: Tuesday 29th & Wednesday 30th
September: Wednesday 27th & Thursday 28th

Races at Bellewstown
(+353) 041 9823614

Bellewstown Racecourse, Bellewstown, County Meath, A92 EC82
Sat, Apr 1 - Thu, Sep 28 2023, All day

Laytown Races 2023

Laytown Races will take place on 12th September 2023. 

The Laytown Races occupy a unique position in the Irish racing calendar, as Ireland’s only horse racing event run on a beach under the Rules of Racing.

The flat racing event takes place once a year, every September, on the County Meath strand, on a straight, almost level course. Races are confined to six and seven furlong distances.

Tickets are available to book online at

Laytown Races +353 (0) 41 98 42111
Tue, Sep 12 2023, All day

Irish Autumn meeting of the Society of One-Armed Golfers at County Meath Golf Club

This is the first Irish meeting since Autumn 2019 because of the Covid-19 pandemic. 

County Meath Golf Club hosted the World Championship back in 2011 which was a great success.

The 2022 Autumn meeting is over two days with Friday 7th October 1-2pm being a practice day and the Championship itself over eighteen holes commencing on Saturday 9-10am.

County Meath Golf Club
+353 46 943 1463

Newtownmoynagh, Trim, Co. Meath
Fri, Oct 7 - Sat, Oct 8 2022, All day